John Dempsey
John Peter, 91, of Pequannock, passed away on December 28, 2013.
John proudly served in the US Navy during WWII where he worked as a radioman on a submarine.
John is survived by his sisters, Jean Powers, Eileen Taylor and Doris Dempsey; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sisters, Lorraine Dempsey and Joan Nighland; and his brother, William Dempsey.
A funeral Mass will be held 12 PM Monday, January 6 at Our Lady of Good Counsel R.C. Church, Pompton Plains. Interment will follow at Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Montclair. Visiting hours will be held at Our Lady of Good Counsel R.C. Church from 10 AM-12 PM prior to the Mass.
Published by The Record/Herald News on Jan. 5, 2014.
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On behalf of the United States Submarine Veterans (USSVI), we offer our sincere condolences to Lorraine, Joan, William, and all of John's family and friends as you mourn his passing. May God whisper peace into your hearts, comfort, and heal them. We are grateful for John's service to our country during WWII in the U.S. Submarine Service. To our “Brother of the Dolphin” we say … "Sailor, rest your oar. We have the watch. May you rest in peace and may God bless your loved ones who remain. Thank you for your service to our country."

John Peter Dempsey, US Navy, Now on Eternal Patrol.
Fair Winds and Following Seas Shipmate
Rev. Ray Fritz, National Chaplain United States Submarine Veterans, USSVI.
Chaplain Ray Fritz
January 3, 2014
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